BSA settles over alleged illegal software

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BSA settles over alleged illegal software

Antony Savvas

The Business Software Alliance has reached "significant settlements" with four UK companies for the alleged use of illegal and unlicensed software.

London-based Blitz Corporation, Genetics Limited of Ludlow, Sheffield-based MTL Group and Modular UK, based in East Yorkshire, are the latest businesses to be exposed by the Business Software Alliance (BSA) enforcement team for allegedly flouting software licensing laws.

"With settlements running into tens of thousands of pounds, these cases act as a warning of the significant financial implications for those caught using pirated or unlicensed software," said the BSA.

The illegal software allegedly used by the firms included Microsoft and Adobe software.

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